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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
ability
Definition:
Power; talent.

Synonyms:

noun
ability
power.
attribute
ability.
bent
druthers, headset, leaning, proneness, leanings, headsets, head-set, thing for, weakness for.
character
caliber.
cognition
ability, power.
command
primacy, expertism.
efficacy
capableness, efficacy, efficacies.
fitness
eligibility.
freedom
flexibility, independency, laxity, liberty, Elbowroom, Rampancy, Freedoms, full play, full swing, laissez faire, own accord, plenty of rope.
gift
numen.
gumption
commonsense, good sense, horse sense, perspicaciousness, sagaciousness, get up and go.
importance
stature.
independence
self-rule, self-sufficiency.
intellect
thinker, Intellectuality.
knowledge
expertise, in sight, lore, scholarship, Philosophies, facts, inside story.
maturity
maturation, matureness, mellowness, prime of life, ripeness, womanhood, full bloom, maturations, maturescence, postpubescence.
natural or acquired power in a
adroitness, bent, cleverness, command, craft, deftness, expertise, expertness, finesse, flair, genius, gift, handiness, ingenuity, knack, know-how, mastery, proficiency, savvy, skillfulness, what it takes, the goods, mind for, particular activity adeptness, the right stuff.
power to act, perform
aptitude, capability, capacity, competence, competency, comprehension, dexterity, endowment, facility, faculty, intelligence, might, potentiality, qualification, resourcefulness, skill, strength, talent, understanding.
promise
good omen.
resource
quick-wittedness, quickwittedness.
self-determination
Self Determination, self-determination.
self-government
self-government.
self-reliance
self-reliance.
sense
sense, clearheadedness, clear-headedness.
skill
acuity, adeptness, adroitness, aptitude, artfulness, artifice, capability, competence, craft, cunning, deftness, dexterity, experience, expertise, facility, flair, genius, knack, know-how, mastery, proficiency, skill, sportsmanship, talent, technique, touch.
vigor
birr, dynamism, hardiness, lustiness, wellbeing, vigorousness.
verb
sense
instinct.
Examples of usage:
  1. For the present, I am content to fulfil my duties to the best of my ability. – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  2. The constitution and laws of the nation were fixed upon a firm basis, while the government was conducted with ability. – History of the War Between Mexico and the United States, with a Preliminary View of its Origin, Volume 1 by Brantz Mayer
  3. Now when men like these- many of them acting on the advice of famous physicians- are taking advantage of the care and attention we give by mail in connection with the Cluthe Truss, it is mighty good proof of our ability to attend to any kind of case by mail. – Cluthe's Advice to the Ruptured by Chas. Cluthe & Sons
  4. It is impossible to speak without enthusiasm of Mr Browning's open, generous nature and his great ability and knowledge. – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden
  5. You'll not deny that he's a man of ability. – The Iron Furrow by George C. Shedd

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